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Reel Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian
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1628 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave, Victoria 3160, Australia
+61 3 9754 1055
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 21:30
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food well presented friendly staff tempting cakes great coffee Vegan Gluten-free options . Tasting board for two glass of wine before catching a movie next door at the cameo cinema

Thank Hwartonxx
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon entering the cafe there was a musty/mouldy smell in the air. I think it was coming from the air conditioning. We had invited some of our close friends to enjoy some afternoon tea and left feeling disappointed. We ordered two of the the tasting plates at $24.00 each and some cakes and coffee. The tasting plate was uninspiring. Nobody... More 

Thank DARRIN1966
Melbourne, Australia
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176 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Once upon a time the Reel Cafe was a wonderful place to have a meal and it's great location next to the Cameo cinema lend itself to many visits. Ever since the change of ownership it has not been the same and I feel that the standards are going down more and more as time goes on. We had not... More 

Thank Neldekker
Victoria, Australia
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217 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This restaurant has just not been the same since the current owners took over a couple of years ago, but it is so convenient. My last visit was well over a year ago and once again it was lunch with a friend. It was very quiet and the service was good. We both opted for breakfasts (available till 5pm). My... More 

Thank EmeraldDiva
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We went with our 7 and 10 year old. There was something for everyone on the menu. They were very accommodating to our diary needs. The food was delicious. I highly recommend.

Thank FrequentFlyerAU
Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I dropped in here on the way to a movie with my kids. I ordered a chai latte with almond milk. I presume they make their own chai as it was very weird tasting. It was almost spicy and like no other chai I've tasted. Can't say anything about other coffee or food but I'd avoid the chai's

Thank kdee12
Emerald, Australia
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Had an enjoyable half hour or so with a friend while waiting for a film at the Cameo next door. The coffee was good, the light refreshment food was also good. There were a number of people chatting and dining throughout the cafe space and there was importantly a good vibe.

Thank Rooboy2014
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We came here on a very wet late Monday afternoon, great to find a cafe open serving hot food until late. The front area with hard floor and table and chairs is a bit cold but ok for a quick coffee. We wanted food, so were later permitted in the carpeted area, nice and comfortable and cosy with a gas... More 

Thank Vicki U
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

I've been here about 8 times in the last 5 years or so. Usually I come for a coffee and a treat on tbe way home and for this it is IDEAL. The coffee is good, well and quickly made and the selection of slices, muffins, mini cheesecakes enough to cause some anxiety In choosing the best one. The mixed... More 

Thank Richard H
Melbourne, Australia
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257 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I've lived locally for a few years and hadn't been to the reel cafe as I believed it to be suited to the cinema crowd next door. I was happily proven wrong! The staff were lovely and checked in on how we were going during our meal. My dining partner enjoyed the arancini and pork belly while I ordered the... More 

Thank Partlyblonde

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1628 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave, Victoria 3160, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Belgrave
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9754 1055

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?